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Dhofar 659
Basic information Name: Dhofar 659
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 659
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 275 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  L3-6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L3-6
Recommended:  L3-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 51 approved meteorites classified as L3-6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB88
  Table 5
  Line 133:
Date:30 Jan 2001
Latitude:19°07.243'N
Longitude:54°46.720'E
Mass (g):275
Pieces:3
Class:L3-6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):21±3.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.5±1.0
Classifier:A. Sokol, A. Bischoff, Mün
Type spec mass (g):26
Type spec location:Mün
Comments:br
Institutions
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Mün: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (19° 7' 15"N, 54° 46' 43"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2118 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3942 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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